Switzerland launches its new cooperation programme for the period of 2021-2024 with Vietnam

Switzerland launches its new cooperation programme for the period of 2021-2024 with Vietnam

Today, Vice President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis and Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, launched the new Cooperation Programme 2021-2024 of Switzerland.
Germany to provide €113.56 million of ODA to Vietnam

Germany to provide €113.56 million of ODA to Vietnam

German-Vietnamese relations and joint projects, especially in infrastructure, energy, training, and climate change will receive a substantial boost.
Overhaul in motion for ODA utilisation

Overhaul in motion for ODA utilisation

On the back of sobering performances in the disbursement of public investment and official development assistance, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is currently working on a new draft decree that aims to simplify related regulations and speed up disbursement and, in turn, economic development.
ODA, foreign loan disbursement standing at just 7.5 pct.

ODA, foreign loan disbursement standing at just 7.5 pct.

Only 7.5 percent of official development assistance (ODA) and foreign loans have been disbursed since the beginning of the year according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Investment proposal for route linking Ha Giang with Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway

Investment proposal for route linking Ha Giang with Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway

The project on building the route connecting Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway with Ha Giang province was proposed to draw on official development assistance from South Korea.
Wealth of vital collaboration seen between MPI and JICA

Wealth of vital collaboration seen between MPI and JICA

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) was the first Vietnamese partner of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Since the donor community resumed aid for Vietnam, the MPI has been the Vietnamese government’s focal point in official development assistance (ODA) mobilisation, utilisation, and management. As such, a close relationship between JICA and the MPI has been fostered since 1992.
PM: More measures needed to deal with natural disaster consequences

PM: More measures needed to deal with natural disaster consequences

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 2 ordered more efficient measures to overcome consequences caused by natural disasters and help affected residents return to their normal lives.
Disbursing ODA: mission for remaining months of 2020

Disbursing ODA: mission for remaining months of 2020

The prime minister has highlighted disbursing ODA as the main mission of ministries and localities in the final months of this year.
Ministers, local leaders urged to enhance public investment disbursement

Ministers, local leaders urged to enhance public investment disbursement

Ministers and leaders of People’s Committees of cities and provinces nationwide are required to remove difficulties and promote the disbursement of public investment as well as production, business and consumption.
Balancing act required for efficiency of ODA in Vietnam

Balancing act required for efficiency of ODA in Vietnam

For nearly three decades, Vietnam has made use of official development assistance from foreign partners, thereby accelerating socioeconomic development in areas like infrastructure, science and technology, and human resources.
Hanoi proposes PM to speed up apprisal of $1.75 billion Metro Line No.3

Hanoi proposes PM to speed up apprisal of $1.75 billion Metro Line No.3

Hanoi People’s Committee has requested approval to appraise the pre-feasibility report of Metro Line No.3. The construction is expected to start by 2021.
Pre-feasibility report of $1.7 billion Metro Line 5 in Ho Chi Minh City awaits approval

Pre-feasibility report of $1.7 billion Metro Line 5 in Ho Chi Minh City awaits approval

The construction of the first phase of Metro Line 5 in Ho Chi Minh City is expected to start in 2025 with the total investment of VND39 trillion ($1.7 billion).
Vietnam building bridges for greater economic growth and development

Vietnam building bridges for greater economic growth and development

Donald Lambert, principal private sector development specialist, Southeast Asia Department at ADB, provides three strategies for Vietnam's development goals.
Vietnam shares experience in SDG implementation

Vietnam shares experience in SDG implementation

Vietnam on July 17 shared its experience in integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into building plan and strategy for socio-economic development at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)’s High-level Segment.
Hanoi seeks to fund urban railway project with ODA, preferential loans

Hanoi seeks to fund urban railway project with ODA, preferential loans

The People’s Committee of Hanoi has proposed the municipal People’s Council add the urban railway project No 3 to the list of projects funded by official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from foreign donors. 
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